Winnipeg, September 13, 2010: Charitable or not-for-profit organizations in Canada providing
safety training related to agriculture may now apply online for funding from the new $100,000
FCC Ag Safety Fund.
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) are
partnering to provide support for safety training pr ograms aimed at keeping farmers, their
families and employees safe at work.
Online applications are open September 13 through October 27, 2010.
The fund is intended to help non-profit groups deliver agriculture safety training to producers in
Canada or provide training for those who will train others in safe agricultural practices.
The amount of funding will be awarded based on the budgeted actual costs of the project or
program. Applicants proposing programs or projects with a local or provincial scope may be
awarded funding up to a maximum of $10,000. Applicants proposing programs or projects with a
national scope may be awarded funding up to a maximum of $25,000.
To receive funding, the selected organizations must meet criteria prior to the implementation of
their program. The program must be completed by December 2012.
Only online applications will be accepted. Successful applicants will be notified in early 2011.
FCC Ag Safety Fund details and the application form are online at www.planfarmsafety.ca.
For more information, please contact:
(204) 275-8874 (306)
Farm Credit Canada